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on the money

Definition of on the money

US informal

  1. :  exactly right or accurate <His prediction that it would rain was (right) on the money.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment: as

    :  officially coined or stamped metal currency

    :  money of account

  1. :  involving or reliable in a crucial situation

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